Shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200036808/composite LYB -0.25% slumped 0.19% to $93.21 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.81% falling 1.22% to 4,356.45 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.15% falling 0.19% to 34,297.73. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of losses. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A closed $24.81 short of its 52-week high ($118.02), which the company achieved on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A rose 3.63% to $49.74, Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE -1.53% fell 0.60% to $159.84, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK -1.33% rose 0.32% to $98.84. Trading volume (3.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.